News to confuse

Ever seen someone furl their brow? Me neither. Apparently the writer for Yahoo! News‘ “The Ticket” has:

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I’ve seen people furrow their brow, which creates wrinkles. But furling a brow would roll it up, which has got to be painful.

Perhaps this makes sense to the writer, but it’s nonsense to me:

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Did he mean “in shielding the public from the existence of aliens”? Because that’s altogether (entirely, completely, and utterly) different from what he wrote.

With the writer’s limited knowledge of English, it seems like nitpicking to mention that Congress, when referring to the U.S. government, is capitalized, but congressional isn’t:

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One Response to “News to confuse”

  1. ericjbaker Says:

    Furled blow?



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